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{{As of|2011}}, '''Meriwether Lewis Elementary''' is home to 429 students in kindergarten through fifth grade. The school is part of the Western Feeder Pattern. Students continue to [[Henley Middle School]] and will graduate from [[Western Albemarle High School]]. The school mascot is the bluebird<ref>{{cite web|title=|url=|author=|work=|publisher=|location=|publishdate=|accessdate=September 28, 2010}}</ref> {{As of|2011}}, the principal is [[Kim Cousins]].
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'''Meriwether Lewis Elementary School''' is an [[Albemarle County]] [[Albemarle County Public Schools|public elementary school]] providing pre-K through 5th grade. The school is part of the [[western feeder pattern]]. Students from Meriwether Lewis will move on to [[Henley Middle School]] and graduate from [[Western Albemarle High School]]. As of 2012, Meriwether Lewis enrolled 447 students and maintained 63 staff and faculty members.<ref name="factsheet">{{cite web|title=About MLS|url=http://schoolcenter.k12albemarle.org/education/page/download.php?fileinfo=TWVyaXdldGhlcl9MZXdpc18yMDExLTEyLnBkZjo6Oi93d3cvc2Nob29scy9zYy9yZW1vdGUvaW1hZ2VzL2RvY21nci8xNjYyMl9maWxlXzY2MTAwX21vZF8xMzE4MDA1MjQyLnBkZg==|author=|work=|publisher=|location=Albemarle County Public Schools|publishdate=|accessdate=May 31, 2012}}</ref>
 
 
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
  
The original school opened in 1922 and moved to its current{{when}} building, located in a rural area near Ivy in 1988. It is named after explorer [[Meriwether Lewis]].
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Meriwether Lewis Elementary opened in 1922 and moved to its current location near [[Ivy]] in 1988. The school was named for Albemarle-born pioneer, [[Meriwether Lewis]].<ref name="factsheet" /> Lewis is perhaps best known for his exploration of the Louisiana Territory with William Clark and Sacajawea in 1803.
 
 
  
 
==Awards==
 
==Awards==
The school won the Governor’s Award for Educational Excellence in 2009.  
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The school won the Governor’s Award for Educational Excellence in 2009, 2010, 2011,<ref name="factsheet" /> and 2012<ref>{{cite web|title=Governor McDonnell & Board of Education Honor High-Performing Virginia Schools & School Divisions|url=http://www.doe.virginia.gov/news/news_releases/2012/jan05.shtml|author=|work=|publisher=|location=Virginia Department of Education|publishdate=January 5, 2012|accessdate=May 31, 2012}}</ref>.
  
 
==Principals==
 
==Principals==
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The current principal of Meriwether Lewis is Kim Cousins.
| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''1922-1924'''
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| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''Frank Taylor'''
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The following is a list of people who have served as principal<ref name="factsheet" />
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{| class="wikitable"
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!Term
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!Principal
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|-
 
|-
| 1924-1925||George Eutsler
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||2008 - present
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||Kim Cousins
 
|-
 
|-
| 1927-1929||W. Barrett
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||2003 - 2008
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||Sylvia Henderson
 
|-
 
|-
| 1931-1932||E. Broadwater
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|1998 - 2003
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|Jo Vining
 
|-
 
|-
| 1932-1941||Guy Morris
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|1987 - 1998
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|Elizabeth Bailey
 
|-
 
|-
| 1941-1944||Robert Allen
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|1983 - 1987
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|Sylvia Henderson
 
|-
 
|-
| 1944-1946||Mortimer Sutherland
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|1968 - 1983
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|William Steigman
 
|-
 
|-
| 1946-1955||John Breeden
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|1966 - 1968
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|Juanita Chafin
 
|-
 
|-
| 1955-1956||William Bullock
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|1956 - 1966
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|Charles Simmons
 
|-
 
|-
| 1956-1966||Charles Simmons
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|1955 - 1956
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|William Bullock
 
|-
 
|-
| 1966-1968||Juanita Chafin
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|1946 - 1955
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|John Breeden
 
|-
 
|-
| 1968-1983||William Steigman
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|1944 - 1946
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|Mortimer Sutherland
 
|-
 
|-
| 1983-1998||Sylvia Henderson
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|1941 - 1944
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|Robert Allen
 
|-
 
|-
| 1987-1998||Elizabeth Bailey
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|1932 - 1941
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|Guy Morris
 
|-
 
|-
| 1998-2003||Jo Vining
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|1931 - 1932
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|E. Broadwater
 
|-
 
|-
| 2003-2008||Sylvia Henderson
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|1927 - 1929
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|W. Barrett
 
|-
 
|-
| 2008-present||Kim Cousins
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|1924 - 1925
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|George Eutsler
 
|-
 
|-
|  
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|1922 - 1924
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|Frank Taylor
 
|}
 
|}
  
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==Location==
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Meriwether Lewis Elementary is located at 1610 Owensville Road.
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{{Map|lat=38.082014|lng=-78.596842|zoom=14}}
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==References==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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Revision as of 08:53, 31 May 2012


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Meriwether Lewis Elementary School is an Albemarle County public elementary school providing pre-K through 5th grade. The school is part of the western feeder pattern. Students from Meriwether Lewis will move on to Henley Middle School and graduate from Western Albemarle High School. As of 2012, Meriwether Lewis enrolled 447 students and maintained 63 staff and faculty members.[1]

History

Meriwether Lewis Elementary opened in 1922 and moved to its current location near Ivy in 1988. The school was named for Albemarle-born pioneer, Meriwether Lewis.[1] Lewis is perhaps best known for his exploration of the Louisiana Territory with William Clark and Sacajawea in 1803.

Awards

The school won the Governor’s Award for Educational Excellence in 2009, 2010, 2011,[1] and 2012[2].

Principals

The current principal of Meriwether Lewis is Kim Cousins.

The following is a list of people who have served as principal[1]

Term Principal
2008 - present Kim Cousins
2003 - 2008 Sylvia Henderson
1998 - 2003 Jo Vining
1987 - 1998 Elizabeth Bailey
1983 - 1987 Sylvia Henderson
1968 - 1983 William Steigman
1966 - 1968 Juanita Chafin
1956 - 1966 Charles Simmons
1955 - 1956 William Bullock
1946 - 1955 John Breeden
1944 - 1946 Mortimer Sutherland
1941 - 1944 Robert Allen
1932 - 1941 Guy Morris
1931 - 1932 E. Broadwater
1927 - 1929 W. Barrett
1924 - 1925 George Eutsler
1922 - 1924 Frank Taylor

Location

Meriwether Lewis Elementary is located at 1610 Owensville Road.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Web. About MLS, Albemarle County Public Schools, retrieved May 31, 2012.
  2. Web. Governor McDonnell & Board of Education Honor High-Performing Virginia Schools & School Divisions, Virginia Department of Education, January 5, 2012, retrieved May 31, 2012.

External links

Meriwether Lewis Elementary School